Ravens Ryan Mallett fined $12,154 for verbal abuse of officials

It is not often that NFL officials throw a flag for what is said on the field, so when they do, it is particularly noteworthy. The Ravens bench was assessed an unsportsmanlike conduct foul, and it was later identified the foul was incurred by backup quarterback Ryan Mallett (shown above entering

A salute to those officials who served our country

We recognize all those who have served our country on this day, and we salute the veterans on the NFL officiating staff.  Click or tap an image above to open as slides. Click the arrows below to navigate. From Getty Images: BJ38 Greg Yette (USA Infantry) RO Tom Sifferman (Vietnam War, USA) RO 1st Lt.

Marshawn Lynch suspended for pushing official after running onto field

Updated, 10/24: NFL appeals officer James Thrash upheld the 1-game suspension of Lynch, despite multiple other appeals cases having a reduction in punishment. Lynch will be benched for the Oct. 29 game in Buffalo against the Bills. The original post is below. The heavy hammer of discipline was fast, as the

Jets lose the touchdown (and the ball) on very tight replay reversal

Week 6: Patriots at Jets (video) Jets tight end Austin Seferian-Jenkins scored what appeared to be a clear touchdown. On review, not only was the touchdown reversed, the ball went to the Patriots on a touchback. Seferian-Jenkins bobbles the ball at the 1-yard line and subsequently re-controls the ball. The bobble makes the ball